Student Engagement & Progress Lead

Job Roles:
Subject Leader, Team Leader
Organisation Type:
Further Education
Organisation:
FE College
Contract Type:
Full Time
Subject Area:
Any
Region:
South East
Contract Term:
Fixed Term
Salary Description:
£27,000 per annum
Posted:
10th Sep 2020
Start Date:
Recruiter:
North Hertfordshire College
Job Ref:

SALARY: £27,000, PLUS PENSION
FULL TIME - FIXED TERM UNTIL 31 JULY 2021
LOCATION: WORKING ACROSS GROUP SITES IN STEVENAGE AND HITCHIN


JOB PURPOSE

The Student Engagement & Progress Co-ordinator will play a pivotal role in ensuring that our students all go on to be successful despite the barriers and challenges young people have faced since the start of the pandemic. The role will work collaboratively with members of our curriculum teams and student services to ensure that students are given every opportunity and necessary support to succeed. You will be responsible for monitoring the progress of our students who have not yet achieved their grade 4 in GCSE maths and/or English, ensuring that they are able to be successful in the coming year. You will need to be proactive in ensuring that support is provided to students who are deemed ‘at risk’ by working with colleagues to deploy a package of support, including providing support yourself. The support your will provide will be a combination of pastoral and academic support. Alongside this, you will work with the Head of Student Experience to ensure that our students access a high quality tutorial programme that focuses on their personal development and future progression. You will also play a leading role in the developing of our student voice activity to ensure that students are able to play an active role in developing our college community.


BENEFITS

• Salary £27,000
• Pension Scheme
• Participation in the Group’s performance related pay scheme.


ROLE SPECIFICATION

The following provides examples of the types of things you will be involved with.

• Support the design and delivery of the Bridge (our tutorial programme) so that it targets low attaining students and raises aspirations.
• Provide support to curriculum areas to improve the standard of target setting, employer based activity and progress reviews.
• Develop resources to support students to make more progress and sustained progress.
• Oversee the approach to student voice.
• Lead on the use of achievement gap and progress data/information to target and address at risk students.
• Lead on targeted support sessions with groups of students to address barriers to success.
• Lead on the development of cross-college events and activities and enrichment.
• Support the deployment and use of online resources and development of blended curriculum.


PERSON SPECIFICATION

Essential
• Educated to degree level or above (or demonstrable experience in further education working in a similar role)
• Minimum of GCSE grade 4 (or equivalent) in English and maths
• High levels of written and spoken English
• A strong understanding of the pastoral needs of students aged 16-19
• An ability to engage and motivate students
• Strong collaborator who easily builds relationships with colleagues
• Good communication and presentation skills, written and verbal
• Good levels of digital literacy
• Up-to-date working knowledge of Microsoft suite of applications
• Experience of working with young people in educational or other setting

Desirable
• Holds a teaching qualification – either a PGCE, DET or CertEd
• Teaching experience


TO APPLY

For more details and to apply, please visit https://www.nhc.ac.uk/work-for-us/our-vacancies/

Closing date: Monday 28th September at midday.


Closing Date:
28/09/2020
Contact Details:
North Hertfordshire College
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